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what does it mean when your throat burns

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Burp: Acid reflux. take some antacids or drink milk. If chronic, take prilosec

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See your doc: The burning sensation could be related to a number of possible causes. If the burning is an ongoing problem you should see your primary care physicia ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat: Great question. Could be dryness, allergic, medication related or a sign of silent acid reflux also called LPR. If you are otherwise healthy and not o ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
May need help: In general, most pills will dissolve in your throat and should not cause any permanent damage. It depends on what type of pill you swallowed, for eg. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Throat burns: Depends on the cause. The burning may be due to gastric contents that regurgitate into your throat during the night (called gerd). Treatment involve ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vandana Kumra
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Acid reflux?: If your symptoms have lasted for some time, you should see your doctor. Various associated symptoms may be indicative of certain issues, but coug ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many, many sources: The first thing you thing about is a cold, viral infection, or upper respiratory infection (all closely related in definition). However, this could be ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Gracia
28 years experience Prosthodontics
You must have a roug: You must have a rough surface on your filings or broken tooth and producing a traumatic lesion on the side of the tongue make an appointment wit you ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Clifton
25 years experience Internal Medicine
You're fine: You may have aspirated a bit, but it sounds like you cleared it immediately and all is well. If that is a chronic problem, you should seek attention f ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience Psychiatry
Risk. Risk: Your bulimia needs treatment for many reasons, including the misery that underlies and drives it. One of the reasons is the risk of serious esophagea ... Read More
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